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ADT Worker Allegedly Spied on Clients Via Cameras, Suit Says (1)

May 18, 2020, 5:51 PMUpdated: May 18, 2020, 9:29 PM

An ADT Inc. employee allegedly eavesdropped on hundreds of customers and children over a seven-year period through a home protection app, according to lawsuits that fault the company for poor oversight.

Two plaintiffs have made common law privacy and contract claims, and one of them has alleged a violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, in separate lawsuits filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

The lawsuits highlight the risk that home security providers face if they don’t carefully police their employee activity. Amazon.com Inc. earlier this year said its Ring subsidiary fired...

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